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I will seek my Father

When the morn is bright and fair

Author: Sophia T. Griswold
Tune: BLUMENTHAL
Published in 23 hymnals

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1 When the morn is bright and fair,
When sweet songsters charm the air,
I will lift my heart in prayer,
I will seek my Father;
Lest my feet should go astray
From his pure and perfect way;
Lest I grieve him as I may,
I will seek my Father.

2 In the solitude apart,
In the wilderness or mart,
Oh! my sorely tempted heart,
I will seek my Father;
In the darkness as the day,
He shall be my Guide and Stay;
I will lean on him alway,
I will seek my Father.

3 When the evening sun is red,
When each blossom droops its head,
Kneeling low beside my bed,
I will seek my Father;
That I slumber in his care,
Shielded from each harmful snare,
And for life or death prepare,
I will seek my Father.

Source: Wondrous Love: A Collection of Songs and Services for Sunday Schools #129

Author: Sophia T. Griswold

Griswold, Sophia Taylor Also called "Paulina," Mrs. W. R. Griswold, Sophia T. Griswold, and Mrs. E. W. Griswold. Died: May 22, 1903, Chicago, Illinois. Buried: Rosehill Cemetery, Chicago, Illinois. Pseudonym: Paulina. SOPHIA TAYLOR GRISWOLD (1828–1903) lived in Chicago. For many years she was a friend of Philip P. Bliss. She wrote words to songs composed by Philip P. Bliss and George Root. She married Dr. William R. Griswold, a native of Forestville, N.Y. --http://www.curiosmith.com/index Go to person page >

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First Line: When the morn is bright and fair
Title: I will seek my Father
Author: Sophia T. Griswold

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Instances

Instances (1 - 23 of 23)Text InfoTune InfoTextScoreFlexScoreAudioPage Scan
Chapel Gems for Sunday Schools: selected from The Snow Bird, Red Bird, Dove and Blue Bird, and from Linnet (Enl. ed.) #142Page Scan
Chapel Gems: Enlarged Edition #d109
Children's Praise #27Page Scan
Dainty Songs for Little Lads and Lasses #d124
Eden Echoes #d149
Good Will Songs: a Compilation of Hymns and Tunes #18Page Scan
Hymns and Songs for Children's Worship, Together with Selections for Anniversary and Festive Occasions #209Page Scan
Life-Time Hymns #34Page Scan
Love and Praise #d159
Minnetonka Songs: for Sabbath Schools, compiled especially for the Minnetonka Sabbath-School Assembly #31Page Scan
Palmer's Sabbath School Songs: to which is added an extensive collection of standard and well-known Sunday school hymns #39Page Scan
Pure Delight #d135
Sacred Lyrics #d175
Songs for the New Life #d722
Songs of Gladness for the Sabbath School #122aPage Scan
Songs of Love for the Bible School #d158
Sunday School Hymnal: with offices of devotion #d190
The Carol #d228
The Hosanna #d158
The Linnet: a Collection #d44
The Prize #d172
The Sabbath Hour #d94
Wondrous Love: A Collection of Songs and Services for Sunday Schools #129TextPage Scan
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